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Salvage That Perfect Pair Of Jeans

Salvage That Perfect Pair Of Jeans

For many of us, the perfect pair of jeans may only come once or twice in a lifetime.  You know the ones, they fit like a glove and make you feel like a million bucks every time you wear them.  That’s why it’s always so difficult to toss them when they have become torn or just plain worn out.  Fortunately, you may be able to keep them out of the trash a little longer.

Denim Therapy is a service that is gaining popularity among those that want to hold onto their favorite pair of jeans as long as possible.  This may be especially helpful to those who spend lots of money on designer jeans and want a quick and affordable fix.  Denim Therapy repairs the damaged jeans they receive from their customers and ships them back with a typical turn around of about two weeks. 

The service takes care of every problem from tears to broken zippers to belt loop stitching.  And they don’t just throw a patch over it.  They match the color exactly before applying new cotton thread to the damaged area.  According to the Denim Therapy website, the typical cost of repairing a pair of jeans is about $7 an inch which, depending on the size of the damage, can be relatively inexpensive as compared to buying a new pair.

And there’s some good news for expectant moms.  You may not have to rush out and get yourself brand new maternity jeans.  Denim Therapy has a new service that takes your old jeans and inserts expandable side inseams to allow for your growing baby bump.  And they will even take the inseams back out and restore the jeans to their original state after the baby is born and you slim down to your original shape.

What do you think of Denim Therapy?

Do you think this is a service you would consider using on your favorite pair of jeans?

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  • MyEmptyCanvas By MyEmptyCanvas
    08.23.09  

    I think it's a nice service for those who don't know how to repair denim themselves. As for me, I would not use it. I can fix "tears", "broken zippers" and do "belt loop stitching" myself.

  • kayleigh By kayleigh
    08.23.09  

    I wouldn't waste my money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • rburk221 By rburk221
    08.23.09  

    I guess if you are THAT attached to a pair of jeans, it's a good idea...

  • Y0LA02 By Y0LA02
    08.24.09  

    i think this is great for the people that canot fix their own jeans and love that one pair of jeans

  • Dare2BDifferent By Dare2BDifferent
    08.24.09  

    I think it is a nice idea, but not one I would ever use. I'm not that partial about my jeans. I seem to always find a brand available at a decent price that has a style of jean that makes me feel awesome.

  • charlene09 By charlene09
    08.24.09  

    sounds like a wonderful idea for people that can not fix their own jeans or simply do not have the time

  • stefaniek99 By stefaniek99
    08.24.09  

    This sounds like a service that's worth if if you buy $200 jeans, but if you're like me and don't spend more than $20 on a pair, it's doesn't make sense.

  • memster By memster
    08.24.09  

    this would be great if you do not sew , and not crafty. myself i wear my jeans til they completely fall apart, and cannot be mended, I LOVE the distressed and ragged look of jeans even though I am 54 years old.

  • BlondieKAA By BlondieKAA
    08.25.09  

    It sounds like a good idea, but a little bit expensive for me. I don't personally know how to fix jeans like that, but I have some friends who would be more than willing to if I needed their assistance. Like Stefaniek99, I don't spend more than $20 on a pair either. So for people like us who don't spend much, it would be a waste of money.

  • andies By andies
    08.25.09  

    I don't buy expensive jeans so it wouldn't be useful to me,but I'll pass this info on to my sister.

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